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The Honest Truth About Your Missing Tooth
added on: March 29, 2019
man with missing tooth

Maybe it’s been a long time since you last visited our dental office in Valparaiso for a comprehensive cleaning and checkup. That’s OK! But maybe now you find yourself with a missing tooth, or in danger of having a tooth (or multiple teeth) fall out due to deterioration over time…. Read More…


Is a Lost Filling a Dental Emergency?
added on: August 21, 2018
woman embarrassed

Our dental office in Valparaiso understands that losing or breaking a filling can be scary. It may even be a little painful. But many times a lost filling isn’t a dental emergency. However, with that said, it’s still important to treat it appropriately and in a timely manner. We’re here… Read More…


4 Habits That Are Destroying Your Teeth
added on: July 26, 2017
woman biting her nails

Even if you brush twice a day, floss each night, and visit our dental office in Valparaiso at least twice a year, you may be doing other things that could be damaging your smile… and you may not even know it. Today we’d like to talk about some of the… Read More…


5 Favorite Treats That Can Crack Teeth
added on: May 19, 2017
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There are a lot of things that can cause tooth damage. We’ve seen cracked teeth from sports injuries, loose teeth caused by clenching and grinding, and there’s always the chance for us to treat someone for a simple cavity. But at our Valparaiso dental office, it’s also pretty common for… Read More…


What Foods are Good (and Bad) for Dentures?
added on: November 11, 2016
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At my dental office in Valparaiso we are always teaching patients about the effects different foods and beverages can have on teeth, and the importance of maintaining excellent dental hygiene at home. The same is true for denture patients! It’s important to try and avoid foods and drinks that can… Read More…


Tooth Pain? You May Need a Root Canal.
added on: July 20, 2016
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When your tooth hurts, it’s incredibly unpleasant and often described as a pain unlike any other. There could be any number of explanations for the discomfort, but sometimes the problem is pretty serious and may require a root canal. But how can you tell? Let my Valparaiso dental office help…. Read More…


How Long Does a Tooth Filling Last?
added on: April 11, 2016
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While there are several dental myths we strive to debunk everyday by educating our patients, there’s one that’s particularly concerning for all of us at my Valparaiso dental office.  A common misconception is that once you get a cavity filled, you’re good to go for life. Never worry about it… Read More…


Smiles and Success: The Correlation Between Your Grin and Your Job
added on: January 20, 2016
career

We’d all like to believe we were hired for our brains, our passion for the job, and because we were the best fit all around. Unfortunately, that’s not always true. Everyone at my Valparaiso dental office wants you to know that, while it may sound incredibly superficial, the way you… Read More…


2016 – It’s the Year to get Serious About Dental Health
added on: December 16, 2015

Everyone is busy gearing up for a new year. Here at my Valparaiso dental office, we’ve been working on our New Year’s resolution lists too. What’s on yours? More exercise? More time to relax? A new hobby? Whatever is on your list already, I’d like to suggest that you add… Read More…


The Importance of Proper Denture Care
added on: November 18, 2015

If you’re missing some or all of your teeth, you may have selected to replace them with a denture. While dentures may seem like a simple solution to replace missing teeth, there’s actually a detailed maintenance routine necessary to keep your dentures fitting well and to keep your mouth healthy…. Read More…